Visiting Professor of Australian Studies 2023-24 and 2024-25

The Centre for Pacific and American Studies (CPAS) at the University of Tokyo is seeking applications for a Visiting Professor of Australian Studies for 2023-24 and 2024-25. This is a teaching and research position for approximately 10 months duration, and is open to Australian citizens and permanent residents only. CPAS welcomes applications from highly qualified candidates with significant academic or public achievement in the field of Australian Studies broadly defined. Whilst Australia should remain the main focus, applications are also welcomed from candidates whose field of study covers the broader Pacific regions, with an emphasis on issues that are of particular relevance to the changing dynamics in the political economy and cross-cultural interchange in the area. The Visiting Professor in Australian Studies is required to teach at undergraduate and graduate levels; to present conference papers; to conduct research; and to participate in promoting Australian Studies within Japan. Enquiries should be directed to Professor Kate Darian-Smith at the University of Tasmania (, who is managing the selection process on behalf of the International Australian Studies Association.

Applications due 1 February 2023

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